Chelsea Janes, Washington Post

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Past articles by Chelsea:

Longtime internist was a father of seven, savored life and ‘never lost his temper’

The Florida doctor and his partner had taken steps to protect against the novel coronavirus, his family said. But as of early March, before many states had shut down, they weren’t sure what those should involve. → Read More

Longtime Queens nurse ‘believed in a purpose greater than’ herself

Aleyamma “Molly” John, 65, a nurse at Queens Hospital Center, died April 5. → Read More

Amid coronavirus concerns, dentists face a fraught road to reopening

The proximity to patients and the cost of stepped-up protections test dental practices. → Read More

For those needing in-home care, a dire decision amid a pandemic

Patients and their home health workers share the fear that one might infect the other with the coronavirus. → Read More

‘The numbers are low until it’s your child’: The coronavirus can be deadly for children, too.

Covid-19 has been ravaging older populations. In rare cases, it is having devastating effects on kids. → Read More

Coughing ‘attacks’ may be prosecuted as terrorism in war on coronavirus

Police say they’re charging many of the people who threaten to infect them or others with covid-19. → Read More

Organizing for Sanders in New York when the city’s on lockdown and you can’t leave your apartment

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the senator’s organizers have found themselves stuck at home. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg, a self-described outsider, couldn’t persuade black voters he understood their struggle

Pete Buttigieg had one of the most electrifying ascents in recent political history. But he could never convince black voters he understood their struggle. → Read More

Buttigieg hits back at Trump, Limbaugh over homophobic attacks

Buttigieg said the president and the conservative radio host are unfit to lecture “anybody on family values.” → Read More

Buttigieg’s Iowa success unleashes emotion and commentary on his gay identity

Pete Buttigieg’s gay identity has been a subtext of his candidacy from the outset. With his performance in Iowa, it’s moved into the spotlight. → Read More

The final pitches: Couldn’t make it to the candidates’ events in Iowa? This is what the closing days are like.

Couldn’t make it to the candidates’ events in Iowa? This is what the closing days are like. → Read More

Campaign surrogates for presidential candidates stuck in D.C.: a dog, a curling champion, a California band

Senators forced to stay in the capital for the impeachment trial have turned to friends, family and high-profile supporters to make their case in Iowa with days to go before Monday’s vote. → Read More

In mostly white Iowa, Pete Buttigieg confronts worry about his lack of support among African Americans

The Democratic presidential candidate has faced questions from voters and protesters as Monday’s Iowa caucuses grow near. → Read More

Under criticism, Buttigieg changes plans and will attend King Day event in South Carolina

The former South Bend, Ind., mayor and presidential candidate has struggled for support among black voters and drew rebukes for his planned absence from the commemoration honoring the slain civil rights leader. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg wins first endorsement from a black member of Congress

The former Indiana mayor has struggled to win support from black voters and leaders. His campaign hopes the endorsement of Rep. Anthony Brown provides a boost. → Read More

Buttigieg shifts to the center, embodying the Democratic primary’s rightward drift

Pete Buttigieg has moved to the right on health care, immigration and climate, liberals complain. It’s part of a Democratic primary whose initial leftward surge has slowed markedly. → Read More

Amy Klobuchar raises the heat in her rivalry with Pete Buttigieg

The Minnesota senator challenged the youngest candidate in the field about his relative lack of experience and his arguments against Washington insiders. → Read More

Pete Buttigieg takes aim at Democratic ‘purity tests’

Pete Buttigieg, facing recent liberal attacks, denounces Democrats’ “purity tests” at a Washington Post event. → Read More

Buttigieg releases ‘summary’ of his work for consulting firm McKinsey

In response to growing calls for transparency, the Democratic presidential candidate says he has asked the secretive firm to free him from his confidentiality agreement. → Read More

Sen. Kamala D. Harris drops out of presidential race

The senator from California has ended her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. She had qualified for the December debate but was in single digits in both national and early-state polls. → Read More